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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Rite Aid: The Love-Hate Trip Recapped

Thank you all for your reassuring comments about my love-hate Rite Aid trip at lunchtime today. I was incredibly frustrated, but somehow your Rite Aid horror stories made me feel better. Sad but true! Misery does indeed love company, I guess. I must say that it was worth it in the end. My roots were starting to sparkle in the sunshine, so I needed to get the color TODAY!

As promised, here's a recap of what I got.

Merchandise Value: $41.46
Out-of-Pocket Cost: $.48 plus tax
Savings: $40.98 (99%)

What I Bought:
2 CoverGirl Simply Ageless Foundation - $15.99 each
1 Garnier Hair Color - $8.49 (not on sale but DESPERATELY NEEDED)
1 Renu Travel Saline - $.99

Store Sale:
-$15.99 CoverGirl Buy 1 - Get 1 FREE sale

Coupons Used:
-$5.00 off $25.00 purchase Rite Aid printable coupon
-$15.99 CoverGirl Buy 1 - Get 1 FREE coupon from 2/7 P&G insert
-$2.00 off Garnier hair color coupon from 2/7 RedPlum insert
-$1.00 off Garnier Video Values printable coupon
-$1.00 off Renu printable coupon

Out-of-Pocket Cost: $.48 plus tax

This post is linked to:
:: Saving Our Cents Saturday
:: Shopping Superstars hosted by The Thrifty Mama
:: The Grocery Cart Challenge


Candi said...

Your comment about your roots sparkling in the sunshine made me laugh. A few weeks ago I thought the new shampoo I was using was making my hair really shiny. Yeah, it wasn't. Guess those white hairs like to show up at the craziest times!!!